Travel from Ukraine abroad.

Travel from Ukraine abroad. According to the State Frontier Service of Ukraine, Poland was the most popular destination for travellers from Ukraine in 2017. Nearly 10 million visitors from Ukraine crossed the border indicating Poland as their destination, many of them apparently more than once, the state statistics service Ukrstat informed.

Top-7 countries where over 1 million Ukrainians travelled in 2017

Among top-7 countries that welcomed over 1 million visitors from Ukraine in 2017 are Poland, Russia, Hungary, Moldova, Belarus, Turkey, and Romania.

  • The majority of foreign trips were for a private visit.
  • Most business travellers went to Belarus (42 thousand). The second most popular business trip destination was Russia (28 thousand).

Ukrainians are able to visit countries of the European Union without a visa from 1 June 2017. However, this didn’t change the overall number of tourists to those countries as compared to 2016, the border control service informed.

Top-40 travel destinations for Ukrainians in 2017

  1. Poland: 9,990,978
  2. Russia: 4,376,423
  3. Hungary: 3,118,758
  4. Moldova: 1,680,353
  5. Belarus: 1,186,466
  6. Turkey: 1,185,051
  7. Romania: 1,045,424
  8. Slovakia: 854,657
  9. Egypt: 733,597
  10. Germany: 344,150
  11. Italy: 173,573
  12. United Arab Emirates: 166,586
  13. Israel: 155,074
  14. Austria: 115,406
  15. Netherlands: 114,374
  16. Spain: 112,982
  17. Georgia: 111,981
  18. France: 106,697
  19. Greece: 104,774
  20. Czech Republic: 73,536
  21. United Kingdom: 63,920
  22. Bulgaria: 58,597
  23. Cyprus: 58,326
  24. Lithuania: 54,867
  25. Latvia: 54,831
  26. Montenegro: 40,413
  27. Kazakhstan: 39,147
  28. Switzerland: 36,589
  29. United States: 32,660
  30. Azerbaijan: 27,386
  31. Sweden: 24,215
  32. China: 23,107
  33. Belgium: 20,891
  34. Tunisia: 19,793
  35. Thailand: 17,777
  36. Armenia: 15,432
  37. Estonia: 14,542
  38. Qatar: 14,236
  39. Finland: 14,146
  40. Sri Lanka: 9,706

Where Ukrainians travlled in 2017, Ukrstat data.

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Michael
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Michael

Only one person visited Canada? There are more people going to Afghanistan than Canada? Really?

Elena
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Elena

Michael,
It does look weird with the amount of Ukrainians in Canada (second highest population outside Ukraine, first in Russia).
Maybe there are no direct flights to Canada, so people travel to another country first?